International Week, Nov. 12-16, 2012

Welcome to the International Education Week website! Feel free to follow the links to various games and activities that encourage learning more about the world we live in. Don't forget to come out to the various events during the week!

I hope that you found this page by using the QR codes found on the posters, tickets and other various forms of advertisements. Please send Valerie Smith an email to let her know that you found this page and be entered to win an international prize pack!

Spades Tournament
Sunday, November 11, 2012, 7pm, Chess Social Hall
The Multicultural Association of Students: Black Student Union will be hosting a Spades Tournament. Canned food donations are requested in order to participate.

Progressive Dinner
Monday, November 12, 2012, 6pm
Start at the German House (LS 151) for appetizers and work your way down Lakeside as you enjoy a full meal. Additional participating houses include the French House (LS 141), the Spanish House (LS 133), the International House (LS 127), and end with dessert at the World Languages TA House (LS 103). All food is prepared by students.

Faculty/Staff Diversity Workshop
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 11am-4pm,BSC 336
The Human Relations and Minority Affairs Committee presents Mari Sunami, a presenter specializing in cross-cultural communications, gender, safe spaces for diversity and storytelling as a medium for sharing personal and cultural experiences. Open to faculty/staff.

International Bazaar
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 9am-4pm,PBC 300
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 9am-4pm, PBC 300

The International Bazaar sells items from Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit organization designed to give artisans in developing countries fair trade value for their work. Cash or check only accepted at this sale, items cannot be held or reserved.

Global Coffee House
Thursday, November 15, 2012, KCH, 9pm
World Vision and Student Senate cosponsor this coffeehouse with coffee blends from various countries and games from around the world. You are sure to hear some new beats as you mix and mingle with the international students.

International Dinner and Talent Show
Friday, November 16, 2012
(tickets are $10 adult, $5 kids, or one "swipe" if on a meal plan)

The International Dinner and Talent Show are held each year as part of International Education Week. The dinner is held on that Friday to end the week-long festivities. Continuing the long line of tradition, 2012 marks the 23rd annual International Dinner at Muskingum University.

Students dress in clothing typical of their country and participate in a talent show as a way of sharing their culture with the community.

Tickets must be purchased in advance in the TOC or by calling 740-826-8080. Tickets are one-meal swipe for those on the college meal plan, but students must still put their ID number on the list in the Student Life Office by Nov. 9th.

Be sure not to miss out on the fun this year, get your ticket early!

Fun Games and Activities

Have some free time? Try out some of these fun country or world games!

Geography Games
Chinese Name Generator
International Etiquette
World Games from Sporcle.com
Games on Europe & EU (in 11 languages!)
Fun Games about India

 

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